India-Vietnam

Strategic entente

Print edition : November 28, 2014

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung with Prime Minister Narendra Modi after the ceremonial reception accorded to him at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on October 28. Photo: Rajeev Bhatt

This 2012 photograph shows CNOOC 981, the first deep-water drilling rig developed in China, erected 320 km south-east of Hong Kong in the South China Sea. In May this year, China and Vietnam came close to a conflict over the oil rig , placed in waters claimed by both countries . Photo: Xinhua, Jin Liangkuai, File/AP

A U.S. Navy SH-60 Seahawk prepares to land on the deck of the nuclear-powered USS George Washington off the southern coast of Vietnam in the South China Sea, a 2012 photograph. The U.S. Navy is preparing to return to the South China Sea in a big way. Photo: Na Son Nguyen/AP

India makes an earnest effort to increase its footprint in Vietnam and give new life to its “Look East” policy during the recent visit of the Vietnamese Prime Minister.
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